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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - September 14, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta Ditty HeroM KPdTATWi OF ALffKS did nu I for UM and 1 aot w. A, Oi I to SB; by mail Mb. by tind; ttft Mb tad to MR. AMES IS UNFAIR After H. B. Ames, M.P., had held his magic lantern show iu IVwl Beer ill. of towiL a_Lib-l erftl "absolutely fair in its me- thods and never-guilty of working up Gctiticur yarns, published the follow- ing .interviews, which go to prove Mr. Ames is for from an authority on subjects eu.deu.vor- ing to enlighten the people of West- ern Canada upon, and also that he is palpably- unfair iu his statements .misrepresents without any hes- itancy: "I believe Mr. Ames showed up some of you fellows in a pretty bad light on Monday the Advo- cate observed to a man who knows something of the lumber business. "Well, if Ames-hadn't any better light for 'Western people than he gave us here, he had much, better stay at home. Why the man appear- to me to be'. deliberately out to deceive. You remember where he said that the "Government had parted with the timber lauds before they had any idea as to their uow that they arc gone had cause to regret its negligence.. the deliberate inference is that having received the sbonus oa these limits nothing further is ever received in the shape of revenue by the people of this country- Whereas, as every lumberman, well knows, the bonus is a mere bagatelle, being ac- tually in the nature of a small de- posit. "Let us see what the government will receive from the two limits 3JLr. Ames accuses the government of hav- ing given away for a meres song, viz. the famous Cedar JLake limit, and the Prince Albert, limit. The Cedar Lake limit is comprised of 100 miles and is estimated at feet, Mr. Ames said. That is log measure or about feet of lumber. The govern- ment will therefore receive as dues the sum of in addition to a yearly, rent of This is what Mr. Ames calls giving the timber away. "The, Prince Albert limit of 500 square miles will not cut ft. to the square mile, as Mr. Ames estimated, about a fourth of this feet long measure, or feet of lumber on a -very conservative estimate, The go- vernment will therefore "receive in dues in addition to a year- ly rent of "It must be understood, however, that the above figures do not begin to represent what the country will actually receive from the Al- bert limit, as such a large limit can- not possibly be exhausted by any lumbering operations, and even if burnt over will renew itself. Xow it is ,quite likely that with increase pop illation, a company operating such a large limit, might cut 50 million feet, per annum. This at 50c. per thou- sand feet means an annual payment to the government ol so that with the ground rent of S2500, the people of this country from this limit alone will receive a perpetual annuity of to say nothing of interest. "This is what Mr. Ames rails giv- ing our timber away. And I'm in- clined "to think that Burrows tender- ed for 26 limits instead of 19, and I got eighteen of them. But I haven't j the by me." And the Advocate informant, who was quite warmed up over what he considered the deliberate unfairness of Mr. Ames whole argument, wunt .on his way. "Oh I heard most of his ad- dress" said a third, man. "He did not say anything about the annual rrrnl and siurnpagc dues the lumbermen have to ray annually and such omission is to give a wrong idea of what tho lumbermen arc up against in handling a limit. There is no way to insure limber against fire, as you can insure other property, and your whole investment, j may be wiped out in a few hours, ns happened to some of 1he comnui- ies in the Crow's Xest P..SS fire. "There nfay be something in the getting of some of these lim could not tell as to that- even though they wore all given to the highest tender but the govern- ment got fairly substantial bonuses as a rule. There are many fluctua- tions in the value of timber limits; I know some people who would be gind to get out today for a reason- able return for their, investment. Of course I suppose every one knows that the land returns to the Govern- ment when the t.imber is cut off it. It would not be worth anything just now but you can never tell what some of it will be worth some day." The Advocate man ran across an- tor tuadafg. UM old rqfuLttiocs go a bunch ol timber tfcso it put up for mg- lations have been cfcuAftd, mind you did not, as a rule, point or that: more time-should be given for teodtrtuf, or anything of that kind. Tha Department had usually .4 limit of six weeks in which to receive tenders, and that general- ly gave everybody a fair chance, but there were oue or two odd timee in the year when the chauces ag- ainst anyone Investigating. a limit, and the chap who> had beea over it oMt." _ )'What was the need of putting so many limits on the "Well, there was a pretty big de- mand for luraber in those boom years and prices were high. There was no duubt public sentiment in the West favored the Department fcfeifc Ik PMNT trying to interest some capital in lumbering ithil sawmilling with, a making lumber cheaper and more ponveuieut." OUR POINT OF VIEW Chief Gillesinc is well worth a month. is giving this city the Ixstikmd of police protection and ev- ery person, apart from the sinners believe he deserves, a- better1; salary than he is now During-the past there have been series of articles ing in the Conservative of tario calculated to mislead the public oa tbe question of the deportation ol irmuifnmts, and at the time give credit to Ihe Ontario Govern- iueht" for what is really done by .ihe to. appear that the Ontario Govern- ment bag itself undertaken the taskj of deportation, and that Uie Dowm- ion Government has beeu thereby aroused from a slate of lethargy on the subject. The following are sam- ples of these "It. will be good news to many communities and to 'the, public at Large that the Ontario Government is lakiug steps to check the incoming of undesirable aliens. The -defective and insane from other countries are being deiwriecl as rapidly, as possible and thet Dominion Government has been remonstrated with for permit- ting the province to be loaded with the unnecessary expense of the sup- AND Ik fatfy d. ltd. IK li: at ibt term ol George MaoWf. Kcuton oa Tiiuj when Herbert Prince Kdward Iilaikl, iu thrMiiing, ieli into the and died two later. Geo. H. Perley. M. Argcnte- uil. is a Conservative. Tc read the press of his party, one would believe that all its. members were spotless, but Hon. W. A. Weir, the Provincial Treasurer .of Quebec is hot of the opinion in regard to Mr. Perley. In ;v recent Mr. Weir said: "Is there a single man in the country who believes that 31r. Per- ley honestly defeated }fr. Christie four years ago? There is not a man, Conservative or Liberal, who does'not know that 3ir.. Perley bought the majority which .return ed him at the head of the poll.' It was a shame that there should be "men who were prepared to tell their "votes for a few dollars. Such men ought to be sent to jail- "We cannot punish them now, but we can punish the arch-corruptor. tnd 3'ou will find that Mr. Perley will not be long tolerated ;by. the intel- ligent electors of this- county, but that'Sir. McGibbon 'will 'be sent t) Ottawa." And stjll the Conservative party tries to' appear before the people of Canada as the "party of purity." The government made no mistake in appointing Robert Ximmons. lic- ense 'inspector for this 'district. His sympathies tire entirely on the side of the and he.has the courage to enforce, wrt of these unfortunates. Last year ilone it cost the people of Ontario to maintain the criminal and mentally, afflicted whom the "lax mmigration methods of the Federal xuthorities allowed to filter through the ports of News. "The measures adopted by the On- tario Government for the deportation insaae, pauper and other" undesir- able immigrants are and commendable. To begin with orous remonstrance was addressed to Ottawa against laxity in regard to the admission of undesirables. Then, whea clear cases were made out, the Dominion authorities were pressed, to take charge and the Journal. Nothing could be further from the truth than the insinuations contain- ed in the above articles that the, Do- minion Immigration Department has been remiss in guarding the public against the-'iucopiing of undesirable aliens. And the impression sought to be the public that the On- tario Government lias adopted and is New Location But Sarnie Low Prices F. German Between Sage's and KoyY BUY YOUR TOMATOIS 20 derate fi J GWEN TOMATOES 3 1-2 c per ft. .STACE SMITH CRESTON, B.C. Good Lots On di ovrvet ntomaioNAL CAMS DR. W. f. QALMAiTH OOee M4 Redprth Bi. 9 a.m. 'Phone M 74 p.m. _J One-tlurd down aad bal- ance in one and two at 8 percent A Limited Number Only Ik C. L tami kpc) tat itfta tat AM HI HUfltiMQ MM. 0. M. OHf V BttrM open lor be found at W 0. Hutton'i. MADAM NOflMAN (CWhirtral Teacher ol pMaofcuttt, organ, aoc or or advaobed. Coaching (or Craib prepart HAMILTON ft YOUNG 4-Whitn.y Block. ICC.; D.C.U B. Morton B. CONYBEARi 4 Barrialen. Be; Block. C. L measures for deport a- Side H.VRD ON THE HAT (Toronto Xews) In Sledicine Hat natural gas is so plentiful that citizens claim it is dan- gerous to smoke while digging a post hole. HER WINGS run upstairs, Tommy, and fetch baby's nightgown. want to. well, if you're going to unkind to your new little sis- ter, she'll put her wings and fly hack again to heaven. let her put on her wings arid fetch her Punch. HER METHODS "What business is Miss Gaddie "Oh, she's in evorhody's busi- ness." "Wholesale, "Yes, except when it comes to a hit of scnmlal; she retails Catholic Standard and Times. SOMEWHAT LATER carrying oue tion is false. No Provincial Government has er or authority to deport any. person from Canada. Sucli power is vested in the Minister of the Interior alone, and. even he is only empowered to tawa. act upon notification and particulars received from the clerk or-secretary, of ..the municipality in which the per- son to be deported is resident. This power is conferred by section 33 of the Immigration Act, the first two sub-sections of which read as fol- 33, Whenever in Canada an within two years of his landing in Canada, become a publi.c charge, or an inmate of a penitentiary, jail, prison or hos- pital or other charitable institu- tion, it shall be the duty of the clerk or secretary of the municipal- ity to forthwith notify the minis- ter, giving full particulars. 2. On receipt of such informa- tion the minister may. in his dis- cretion, after investigating the facts, order the deportation of such immigrant if he is ablo to pay, and if not, then at the cost of the municipality wherein lie has last boen regularly resident, if so ordered by the minister, and if he is a vagrant or tnynp, or there is no such municipality, tin n i at the cost of the Department of the Department of the Interior. The establislunent of provincial bureaus of immigration is compara- tively a new thing, and the scope of their authority is very narrow. It would seem that some of tho officials connected with them feel that a noisy activity on their part is re- came, by the immigration branch. During the skme period 486 people were refused admission to Canada at ocean ports. In spite, however, of the; utmost iris inevitable that a cer- tin number will pass through, show- ing no" physical or mental dissibilit- ies at the time of examination. Such disabilities may not develop until after months or it may be years of residence. In such cases the power of deportation is exercised.' Any inforrii- ation given by provincial officials ifi connection" with such cases is welcom- ed and promptly acted The work of the Immigration partinent has been of the greatest benefiito.Canada for years past, and its officials as a body, have proven their capacity, and judgment to the utmost. And it is safe to say that for every dollar: that any Provincial Gov- ernment lias been called upon'to-ex- pend in the care or custody of in- capable or -criminal immigrants it! has benefited a thousand fold in re- turn from, the honest and industrious Ulterta RcstaBpart! For GOOD MEALS Sho t Orders at all Hours Prompt and Efficient-1 Service Oliver Block popul; ation settlers added to its, through' the well-directed--efforts of the Immigration Department at Ot- 5-roomed Cottage and Stable and two lots or Cub Close in Rodgers v Jos. A. Young Sale States Wood St. W. C. IIMMONS Etc. Office: Southard Block. ADO I SON A SON 321 Crabb St. XETHBRIDGK, ALTA Office and Residerice >hone 102 F. B. ROLFftON ARCHltECT t WhitrMy Block. A. MAQOONALD ARCHITECT Macdona Id Block, R.dpath Uthbridft, Alta. BROOK Ike Coildalc tetairirt i Is the place to get a good Square. Meal. Everything "new and clean. THE- MISSES Fashionable Children's Clothes and Plain Sewint 41 hstnnit's W SW o Coaldale Block. "Short. Orders at all Hours The Oxford Gafe Has been Remodelled Cigars, Fruit and GJonfectiohery JOE FONG Proprietor quired in order to impress the pub- lic with the necessity for their ox- i.stence. Recently they have assum- ed the dutirs of the clerks arsd secre- EXCURSION RATES Under the auspices of The Arrow Lake Orchards The Excursion will leave Lethbridge, September 22nd 21st Spokane u 21st; One day .will be spent at the Nelson Exhibition, arriving at the Company's lands on the morning of the 24thT returning the same day. The party will be accompanied by the Company's representatives. lor further particulars and application forms apply I. FREEMAN, Ledtofe, Aka. AWNDSOH t NORTH, Aka. THE WEBB REAIH CO, Wok. Applications should be in by Sept. 18th or sooner The Arrow Lake Orchards i FRESH OYSTEES and SPEING CHICKENS at Watch the new Bulletin .Board for the menu for each meal WOMEN'S CHRISTIAN TEMPERANCE UNION Meet in Methodist Wealey Church every third Friday m the month at 3JO p. m. always welcome MRS. A. E. HUMPHRIES, Pre.. MRS CHA8. McCLENAGHAN. Becretarj A. R. A. Regular meeting night, the thim Thursday of each month in the Masonic Hall, P. 0. Block, at 8 p.m. Visiting brethren will always recem a hearty welcome. s7 .ti.MESSER, Secretary, P. 0. "Box b37 Meets 1st and 3rd M o n d ays inKofP Hall at 8 o'clock. Visiting brethren are cordially invited. S. <3r. DAVIES, W.P 24-1 y T. J. WHITE, W. S "I hear you arc going to take iaries of municipalities by supplying your family to Europe." "Thinking somo nf if." "FIoxv will you "Hy "Hut that isn't practical." will be the time wo pet reariv." Girls with new diamond rings al- ways do n lot of talking with thsir hands. R, SUE j to the Minister of the Interior in- (formation in rpparrl j who, under the section of the act j above quoted, are subject to deport- ation. Strictly speaking they are not authorized to do this, but where- evor possible their wishes have bwn met by the Immigration Department at Ottawa. There was a lime when the need of! 1 adding to our popxilxtion was sol ---------------------------------j keenly fr-lt that the question of de- I portation was never raised. But all 11 j that has changed. And in the tide of immigration that has now s4t in toward our shores the undesirable de- j ment has necessarily increased. The I utmost care is taken to exclude this clement, and any one who has wit- nessed at St. John, Halifax, Quebec, Montreal, Vancouver and Victoria the work of immigration officers and of the examining medical stnff cannot but be struck by the careful and conscientious manner in which they discharge their duties. From Jan.-] to the end. of July, people have been deporteu fromj Canada to the countries whence they IN! English Papers R. R. Man Magazine All Story Blue Book Pacific Monthly Family Herald Delineator Sage Brush Philosophy mm The Ubeta Railway and Irrigation Company Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET lots Nortk if tfc Mmt art lot ftstwisto W, FROM 1 EACH Also a tew Acre Lots East of Westminster Road, each TERMS EASY Canadian Order ot Foresters Cwt Utskiife H..262 Meets iu K. of P Hall last Thursday mouth. Viiiting Brethren Welcome J. F. ROGERS, C.R A. NEIDIGr, F.S. TO YOUR HEALTH you drink every time you drink a bottle of Alberta Pride Beer bottled by us. We bottle only the whether it is beer, mineral waters, ginger ale, sarsapnrilla, kola kola, etc. Our solt drinks ETC all healthful, as well as the pure and delicious bottled, beer, bottled by us. LETHBRIDGE BREWINGS MALTING COMPANY. Ltd One-third casli, one-third 0 months, balance 12 months. Interest 6 per cent, per annum 1 MM H LCTHBR1DGE i.OUue. NO. C. B. P. O. E. Meets on the second Tuesday of each month at S.1R E. A. SHARMAN, M. PRIEST. E. R. Secretary. First-class Cafe ts Start Orfcr fetwen Meals CARROLL DOYLE Lodge Pride of Alberta, No. 293. teif faefit Met) Mm in tho of Ball crrrj Brut nnd tliird Thnrnday in month at 8 Vinitinf trfthrcn wel covw. Walter AppVehj, Kn-i T. Bobfns, c. 57. READ THE LETHBRIDGE HER- ALD IF YOU WANT TO KEEP IN TOUCH WITH SOUTHERN AL- BERTA'S ADVANCEMENT. NOATH-WEST ASSOCIATION Of STATIONARY ENGINEERS Meet in the Labor Hall see- and and fourth Mondays in month. Employers requiring oertiflcated en- and enfineera out of employ- ment, wodki do well to comammcatti with m. ROBERT NEVIN, Chiel W. A. DICK8ON, Secretary. ;